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Table 2 The patterns of pulmonary tuberculosis and types of diabetes, body mass index, and blood glucose levels of respondents at the Dessie referral hospital, from February to April 2012

From: Smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis among diabetic patients at the Dessie referral hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

Characteristics TB infection among patients Total (%)
Negative (%) Positive (%)
Types of DM    
 Type 1 37 (92.5) 3 (7.5) 40 (17.8)
 Type 2 174 (94.1) 11 (5.9) 185 (82.2)
Body mass index (kg/m 2 )    
 <18.5 29 (96.7) 1 (3.33) 30 (13.3)
 18.5–24.99 130 (92.2) 11 (7.8) 141 (62.7)
 ≥25 52 (96.3) 2 (3.7) 54 (24)
Blood glucose (mg/dl)    
 ≤168 57 (98.3) 1 (1.7) 58 (25.8)
 169–220 55 (96.5) 2 (3.5) 57 (25.3)
 221–288 51 (94.4) 3 (5.6) 54 (24)
 >288 48 (85.7) 8 (14.3) 56 (24.9)